“Fair use” is a type of defense against claims of infringement in both trademark and copyright law. For that reason, this post will be a rare trademark/copyright crossover. But even though these defenses share the “fair use” name, they are different for trademarks versus copyrights. Fair Use In Trademark Law Most people are probably more familiar … Read moreFair Use: A Summary for Trademark and Copyright Law
Most people have never consulted with an intellectual property attorney, but still understand the most basic principle of “IP”: that creations or inventions are owned like you might own a house or a baseball card collection. The terms “copyright,” “patent,” and “trademark” protect different kinds of intellectual property. Each week I see examples of writers for respectable publications using these … Read moreWhat Are the Different Types of Intellectual Property?